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Joseph Mapes

Joseph Mapes is a third-generation tailor. As the owner of Oliver & Rowan Bespoke in Chicago, he makes fully bespoke men’s clothing – suits, pants, shirts, coats, and accessories made from paper patterns precisely cut for each individual client’s measurements. […]

Bill Van Loo

To say that Bill Van Loo is multi-talented would be underselling things. Though Bill has switched careers several times over, he is coming up on a decade of teaching. Bill works as a technology and engineering teacher at A2STEAM, a […]

Tony Rouleau

A machinist by trade, Tony Rouleau specializes in custom CNC fabrication and design work through his company, Hillview Wood and Metal. Tony’s perspective gives him a unique perspective on the maker movement and its role in bringing manufacturing jobs back […]

Phil Pinsky

  The guest for this episode is Phil Pinsky. He is a maker, a podcaster, and content creator on YouTube. Together with co-hosts Bill Lutes and Tim Sway, Phil discusses life as a maker, both part time and full time, on […]

Zach Kaplan

Zach’s official bio as published by Inventables: Zach Kaplan is the founder and CEO of InventablesTM, the hardware store for designers. The company is attempting to bring manufacturing from the factory to the desktop making it as accessible as desktop […]

Bob Clagett

  Bob Clagett is the guest. Bob likes to make all sorts of stuff, with all sorts of materials. His videos are a great resource for teaching, inspiring and empowering others to make the stuff that they want to have. Bob’s […]

John Saunders

From the NYC CNC page: “NYC CNC was started in 2007 when John purchased a TAIG desktop CNC milling machine for his Manhattan apartment.  John had been trying to bring a product to market and struggled working with machine shops […]

Rory May

From working along side his father for most of his life, earning a bachelors degree in Commercial Arts, being featured on Mike Rowe’s new show “Somebodys Gotta Do It”, to demonstrating at conferences and being pretty active online…Rory has a […]

Paul Jackman

    Paul Jackman is the guest this week. He is a maker, a woodworker, a degreed civil engineer, and (of late) a content creator on YouTube. In this episode we will hear how Paul earned a thorough technical school education first, […]